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RN - Emergency

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Variable
Shift Length:  12 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Longview
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced Emergency nurse for a full-time position at St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington.   In this position you will work three 12- hour mid-shifts each week with variable start times, primarily between 11am and 1pm.

Req ID: 179139 

 

We offer you:

  • $5000 Sign-on Bonus
  • Generous Relocation Bonus
  • Great compensation and benefits package
  • a low nurse to patient ratio
  • A mission driven healthcare system
  • A hospital on it's Pathways to Excellence Journey. 

 

Located just 40 miles North of Portland, Oregon, St. John Medical Center is a 200-bed acute care medical center with level III trauma center.   We provide services to a population of appx 165,000 in Southwest Washington and surrounding Oregon communities.  The Longview-Kelso area offers the best of both worlds, a peaceful lifestyle and natural beauty of a family-orientated community of 60,000, with close proximity to the Pacific Ocean, Mountains, and the urban amenities of both Portland and Seattle.

 

JOB SUMMARY
Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.  Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1.    Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
2.    Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
3.    Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
4.    Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
5.    Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
6.    Performs other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:

•    Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing required.
•    BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred. 
•    Specialty certification preferred.
 
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:
•    At least two years recent Emergency experience required, other experience may be considered for some of this requirement. 
•    Must demonstrate independent management of cardiac, complex med/surg, pediatric, and trauma patients. 
•    Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
 
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:
•    Active WA State Registered Nurse licensure. 
•    Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by date of hire.
•    Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire
•    PALS or ENPC within one year of hire
•    TNCC within one year of hire
•    Certification specific to clinical area preferred
 
OTHER SKILLS:
•    Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
•    Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
•    Basic computer skills
 
REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
St. John Medical Center
•ED – May assist with Trauma case review in conjunction with the Trauma Registrar and/or Trauma Coordinator
 
LONGVIEW WSNA PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS
•    Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.     
•    Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.      
•    Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
•    Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).
 

 

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.  

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Longview community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Longview, LCR Delaware Campus (103)
Job Category:  Nursing 
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: .9
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $37.72, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support; Pediatric Advanced Life Support; Registered Nurse - Washington; Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Longview || Nursing || Emergency Services Nursing || Full Time || EMERGENCY SVCS


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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